Dec 5, 2014

RAW 141205


Grab your favourite beverage, this time I would suggest an Americano, and enjoy it with this weeks RAW selection.

  • How Reading Fiction Can Help You Live a Better Life
  • 14 innovations that improved the world in 2014
  • 'We are now close to breaking even': James Daunt on bringing Waterstone's back from the brink - and how it plans to turn a profit
  • 14 Best Books of 2014

And for some fun have a read of my latest post:

Four+ Things To Do This St Andrews Day


wolfsbooks.com.au - here are four+ ways to celebrate Andrews Day, which falls every 30th November... Read more />






How Reading Fiction Can Help You Live a Better Life


lifehacker.com - Ask a liberal arts major about the benefits of reading fiction and they'll regale you with all kinds of nonsense about how it makes you a better person. Ask just about anyone else, and they'll give you a dumbfounded stare. However, reading fiction has some hidden benefits regardless of who are you. Lets take a look at a few of them. Read more />


14 innovations that improved the world in 2014


mashable.com - From mind-controlled exoskeletons to solar-powered toilets that turn waste into biofuel, here are 14 innovations that address some of the most important issues of our time Read more />


'We are now close to breaking even': James Daunt on bringing Waterstone's back from the brink - and how it plans to turn a profit


thisismoney.co.uk- Just two years ago many people were ready to close the book on Waterstones. Recession on the high street and the ruthless expansion of Amazon and the digital e-reader looked like a perfect storm. But today James Daunt, the boss brought in to rescue the chain three years ago, can make a dramatic claim. Read more />


14 Best Books of 2014


desiringgod.com - In 2014, delicious non-fiction Christian titles ran off presses like hot donuts rolling off the assembly line at Krispy Kreme. As I narrowed my list of finalists down (to about five dozen!), it dawned on me that I should begin with... Read more />